Africa: Four Countries in the African Region License Vaccine in Milestone for Ebola Prevention
[WHO] The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Burundi, Ghana and Zambia have licensed an Ebola vaccine, just 90 days after World Health Organization (WHO) prequalification. Registration of the vaccine is expected in additional countries in the coming weeks. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia: Zambia Want Students Repatriated From China As Coronavirus Spreads
[RFI] Parents of some of the African students trapped in China amid the deadly coronavirus outbreak have urged Zambian authorities to bring back their children. But Zambia says an evacuation is premature. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Global Mental Health Crisis Requires a Worldwide Investment, Advocates Say On TIME Davos Panel
Mental health issues affect billions of people across every corner of the globe, touching every community and every family, and mounting evidence shows the issue is worsening. To combat the issue, we need to urgently grow our investment in programs that expand access to care, mental health advocates said at a TIME lunch on Wednesday in Davos, Switzerland. “Invest in the system, invest in our rights,” said Elisha London, founder and CEO of United for Global Mental Health. She called for $1 billion in spending on mental health programs worldwide: “It has to happen now.” The event, held during the annu...
Source: TIME: Health - January 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Justin Worland / Davos, Switzerland Tags: Uncategorized DavosMentalHealth mental health Source Type: news

Women's perceptions of intimate partner violence in Zambia - Payton E, Eluka N, Brown R, Dudley WN.
Despite growing awareness of violence against women, intimate partner violence (IPV) continues to be a major public health issue worldwide. Understanding factors associated with attitudes toward violence against women is a crucial first step in developing ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Zambia: Lifestyle Killing One in Three Zambians
[Times of Zambia] A LATEST health report on Zambia says one in every three deaths reported in the country across all ages is now due to non-communicable diseases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 3, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Patients Turn to Zambia for Affordable Health Care As Zimbabwe's Continues to Crumble
[New Zimbabwe] Some desperate Zimbabweans are now travelling to neighbouring Zambia to seek ready and affordable medical treatment in the wake of a prolonged strike by local doctors and an undependable health delivery system. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 2, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia: Zambia Targets U.S.$30 Billion From Cannabis Exports
[East African] Zambia targets $30 billion in annual earnings from exporting cannabis. These earnings would supplement foreign exchange from copper which has plummeted leaving the country in a debt hole. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

2019 – A Devastating Year in Review
The glaciers of the Andes Mountains are threatened by global warming. Credit: Julieta Sokolowicz/IPSBy Farhana Haque RahmanROME, Dec 16 2019 (IPS) By any measure this has been a devastating year: fires across the Amazon, the Arctic and beyond; floods and drought in Africa; rising temperatures, carbon emissions and sea levels; accelerating loss of species, and mass forced migrations of people. As seen through the eyes of IPS reporters and contributors around the world, 2019 will be remembered as the year the climate crisis shook us all, and hopefully also for the fight back manifested in the spread of mass protests and civ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Farhana Haque Rahman Tags: Active Citizens Biodiversity Civil Society Climate Change Combating Desertification and Drought Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Migration & Re Source Type: news

Thursday ’s Daily Brief: Samoa measles epidemic, Dozens die off Mauritania, Volunteer Day and Zambia’s food troubles
A recap of Thursday’s top stories: Dozens of migrants drowned off Mauritanian coast; measles grip Samoa as social media campaigns spread misinformation worldwide; UN chief on lifting landlocked countries from poverty; Guterres lauds volunteer spirit and millions face food insecurity in Zambia. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - December 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

In rural Zambia, midwives trained to address birth complications provide quality maternal care
Central Province, Zambia –“Every time I report for work, I strive to offer quality services to mothers, including conducting deliveries and discussing infant nutrition and care with new mothers,” says Flavor Kangwa, a midwife at Bwacha Health Center in Zambia’s Central Province.Skilled midwives like Ms. Kangwa are crucial in addressing Zambia ’s high maternal mortality rate, which currently stands at 398 deaths per 100,000 live births.  (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - December 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: grojec Source Type: news

Right to Food Denied by Poor Policies and Inaction
By Busani BafanaMILAN, Italy, Dec 3 2019 (IPS) Global food systems are ripe for transformation if people are to be nourished and the planet sustainable, says Hilal Elver, Special Rapporteur of the Right to Food of the United Nations Human Rights Council. Hilal Elver, Special Rapporteur of the Right to Food of the United Nations Human Rights Council speaking at the 10th International Forum on Food and Nutrition convened in Milan. Credit: Busani Bafana / IPS Elver, told delegates at the 1oth International Forum on Food and Nutrition convened in Milan by the Barilla Centre, that the world needs food citizens who will act res...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Busani Bafana Tags: Africa Conferences Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Food Sustainability Global Headlines Health Multimedia Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Video Source Type: news

Rwanda: Activists - Ending Stigma Against HIV/Aids Starts With Medics
[New Times] Zambian-born Bernard Chanda, 21, started taking antiretroviral (ARV) drugs immediately he was diagnosed with HIV. He was still in primary school at the time. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 3, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zambia: Zambia On the Road to Improving Health Equity Through Action On Social Determinants of Health
[WHO] The attainment of Zambia's goal of being a prosperous and middle-income country by 2030 as stipulated in its Vision 2030 is dependent on among others, a healthy and productive population. Health has therefore been prioritized as a key economic investment in the Seventh National Development Plan 2017-2021. The Ministry of Health is implementing the National Health Strategic Plan to provide equitable access to cost effective, quality health services as close to the family as possible based on the principle o (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 28, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

80 Percent of Adolescents Do Less than 60 Minutes of Activity per Day, UN Health Agency Warns
According to the study, the Philippines had the highest inactivity levels among boys, at 93 per cent, while in South Korea, researchers found that 97 per cent of girls failed to do enough exercise. Credit: Jorge Luis Baños/IPSBy External SourceUNITED NATIONS, Nov 22 2019 (IPS) An alarming lack of exercise among adolescents across the world risks seriously compromising their health into adulthood, the UN said on Thursday. In the first study of its kind on global and regional trends among 11 to 17-year-olds, the World Health Organization (WHO) said that around 80 percent of them do less than 60 minutes of activity pe...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Development & Aid Global Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

New TB Vaccine Could Save Millions of Lives, Study Suggests
There are 10 million new cases each year of tuberculosis, now the leading infectious cause of death worldwide. Even a partly effective vaccine could help turn the tide. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Donald G. McNeil Jr. Tags: Tuberculosis Vaccination and Immunization Tests (Medical) Antibiotics New England Journal of Medicine World Health Organization Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Berkley, Seth Kenya South Africa Zambia Source Type: news

GSK's tuberculosis vaccine shows promising results
The new vaccine, known as M72/AS01E, was tested at 11 sites in Kenya, South Africa and Zambia in adults whose blood tests showed they had latent TB. The study revealed that the vaccine could cut the number of people developing TB by half. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 29, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Zambia: Alarm as Zambia Reports First Polio Case Since in 24 Years
[Nation] Zambia has reported its first local case of polio since 1995 after a two-year-old boy was paralysed by a virus derived from the vaccine. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - October 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

1st local polio case of polio reported in Zambia since 1995
The World Health Organization says Zambia has reported its first local case of polio since 1995. The case was detected on the border with Congo. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

1st local polio case reported in Zambia since 1995
The World Health Organization says Zambia has reported its first local case of polio since 1995. The case was detected on the border with Congo. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

UN says 1st local polio case found in Zambia since 1995
, in a 2-year-old boy (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Zambia: Focus on Menstrual Health Keeps Girls in School
[VOA] New health classes and government partnerships with not-for-profits focused on menstrual health are improving education for girls in Zambia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia: After 16 Years, Churches Health Association of Zambia Continues Its Success As Global Fund Grant Implementer
[GFO] CHAZ leaders credit their success to "faith in God and in themselves" (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - October 11, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Three Ways to End HIV Stigma and Discrimination
By Ifeanyi NsoforABUJA, Oct 7 2019 (IPS) As a Public Health Doctor, I often meet people who experience stigma simply because they live with HIV. One person who still haunts me is a woman who is HIV positive and when she was in labor, a midwife would not help her. Instead she shouted at her to just push out the baby and then she stood far away from the bedside, disgusted by the woman’s HIV status.  No one should go through such stigma at a vulnerable situation when they are about to birth life. Another lady I met was denied university admission because she is HIV positive. She was screened for HIV without h...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ifeanyi Nsofor Tags: Global Headlines Health HIV/AIDS Source Type: news

Concordance of self- and partner-reported alcohol consumption among couples experiencing intimate partner violence in Zambia - Kane JC, Murray SM, Vinikoor MJ, Greene MC, Fine SL, Paul R, Murray LK.
BACKGROUND: Hazardous alcohol use is a predictor of intimate partner violence (IPV) and both are increasingly prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa. The accurate measurement of alcohol consumption is therefore critical in IPV intervention studies that target haz... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The role of violence acceptance and inequitable gender norms in intimate partner violence severity among couples in Zambia - Fine SL, Kane JC, Murray SM, Skavenski S, Munthali S, Mwenge M, Paul R, Mayeya J, Murray LK.
Inequitable gender norms, including the acceptance of violence in intimate relationships, have been found to be associated with the occurrence of intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration and victimization. Despite these findings, few studies have consi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Zambia: Address Foot-and-Mouth Disease, Govt Told
[Times of Zambia] Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) has appealed to Government to expedite the process of addressing the Foot and Mouth disease (FMD) outbreak and lifting of the ban which has been in effect for several months in Southern Province. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia: Toxic Mines Poison Locals Long After Closure
[HRW] "Henry" is thin and small for his age. The 10-year-old, his mum and I are sitting outside in the dusty, poor township of Waya in the Zambian city of Kabwe on a hot, dry afternoon. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Lead in the Blood - the Poisoning of a Generation
[Daily Maverick] A study by University of Zambia researchers published in 2015 in the journal 'Chemosphere' found that each of the 246 children under the age of seven it screened had enough lead in their blood to cause neurological impairments. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 29, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Botswana: Botswana Considers Free HIV/AIDS Drugs for Migrants
[VOA] Mary Banda -- not her real name - is a 35-year-old HIV positive sex worker from neighboring Zambia who cannot afford life-prolonging anti-retroviral drugs. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 27, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Coerced and forced sexual initiation and its association with negative health outcomes among youth: results from the Nigeria, Uganda, and Zambia Violence Against Children Surveys - Nguyen KH, Padilla M, Villaveces A, Patel P, Atuchukwu V, Onotu D, Apondi R, Aluzimbi G, Chipimo P, Kancheya N, Kress H.
INTRODUCTION: Coerced and forced sexual initiation (FSI) can have detrimental effects on children and youth. Understanding health outcomes that are associated with experiences of FSI is important for developing appropriate strategies for prevention and tre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Zambia: Children With Lead Poisoning Need Doctors - HRW
[RFI] A new study out by rights watchdog Human Rights Watch on Friday shows that half the children in the area around Kabwe, in the center of Zambia, have elevated levels of lead in their blood and need to be treated by medical professionals. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 26, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia: Playing in Poisoned Dust - Being Outside is a Health Risk for Some of Zambia's Children
[HRW] Thousands of children in Kabwe, Zambia, risk lead poisoning just by playing outside because the earth and dust are so contaminated. The source is a lead and zinc mine that shut down in 1994 but was never properly cleaned up or sealed off. Lead poisoning can lead to health issues ranging from learning disabilities to seizures or even death. Philippa Stewart spoke to researcher Joanna Naples-Mitchell about the implications for families living in Kabwe -- where the soil in contaminated neighborhoods has (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 23, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia: Zambia: Lead Contamination Imperils Children
[HRW] Johannesburg -Effective Cleanup, Health Services Desperately Needed Near Former Lead Mine (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 23, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Meet the "two-day cure" plant: An African medicinal plant that can naturally lower blood pressure
(Natural News) Looking for another natural medicine for high blood pressure? Researchers from South Africa and Zambia suggest taking the African medicinal plant called Senecio serratuloides. S. serratuloides is used in folk medicine to treat hypertension, skin problems, internal and external sores, rashes, burns, and wounds. Because of its efficacy, it is traditionally referred to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zambia: 'Zambia About to Attain HIV/Aids Control'
[Times of Zambia] Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya has declared that Zambia is on the verge of attaining HIV/AIDS epidemic control with only about 200,000 people of the total 1.2 million estimated to be living with the virus in the country that need to be put on Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 16, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rapid Risk Assessment: Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo; Sixth Update
Source: European Union, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Published: 8/7/2019. This 11-page report is the sixth update of a rapid risk assessment originally produced on August 9, 2018. It addresses the impact of active chains of Ebola virus disease transmission reported outside the outbreak ’s epicenter, specifically in Goma, a provincial capital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Goma has an airport serving international flights to several African countries, including the Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Uganda, and Zambia, which increases the risk that European Union/Eu ropean ...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - August 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo; Sixth Update: Rapid Risk Assessment
Source: European Union, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Published: 8/7/2019. This 11-page report is the sixth update of a rapid risk assessment originally produced on August 9, 2018. It addresses the impact of active chains of Ebola virus disease transmission reported outside the outbreak ’s epicenter, specifically in Goma, a provincial capital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Goma has an airport serving international flights to several African countries, including the Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Uganda, and Zambia, which increases the risk that European Union/Eu ropean ...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - August 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Zambia: Zambia Commemorates World No Tobacco Day
[WHO] On 11 July 2019, Zambia commemorated the World No Tobacco Day to advocate for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption and to engage stakeholders across multiple sectors in the tobacco control. The 2019 World No Tobacco Day campaign whose theme is "Tobacco and Lung Health" is specifically meant to create public awareness about the fundamental role lungs play for the health and well-being of all people and the negative impact that tobacco has on people's lung health. The Ministry of Health worked in (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 25, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

HPTN 071 modelling and cost analyses show benefits of community HIV testing and treatment
(HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN)) Continuation of community-wide HIV testing and prompt initiation of treatment as delivered in the HPTN 071 (PopART) study in South Africa and Zambia could lead to substantial reductions in new HIV cases, be cost-effective, and help to achieve the UNAIDS 2030 targets, according to projections from mathematical modelling and cost-effectiveness analyses presented today at the 10th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science in Mexico City (IAS 2019). (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 22, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zambia: Govt Quarantines Livestock in Foot, and Mouth Disease-Affected Farms
[Times of Zambia] The Government has quarantined livestock in farms affected by Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in three districts around the country and similarly authorities on the Copperbelt have banned the movement of cattle in Chingola following an outbreak that has affected 500 animals in Musenga. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 9, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia: MPs Roast Permanent Secretary Zyambo Over Groundnuts
[Times of Zambia] The Parliamentary Committee on Health, Community Development and Social Services has raised its concerns about the potential risks to human health of eating groundnuts. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 9, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Client-initiated violence against Zambian female sex workers: prevalence and associations with behavior, environment, and sexual history - Malama K, Sagaon-Teyssier L, Parker R, Tichacek A, Sharkey T, Kilembe W, Inambao M, Price MA, Spire B, Allen S.
Violence against women is a known risk factor for HIV and affects female sex workers (FSW) in sub-Saharan Africa. Little is known about the magnitude and determinants of violence against FSW in Zambia, where HIV and gender-based violence prevalence are hig... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Zambia: Where Teens Can't Talk About Sex or Contraception, Even With Their Friends
[The Conversation Africa] Becoming pregnant constitutes a threat to young girls' health. That's because they have a higher risk of maternal complications than adult women. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - July 3, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Zambia: Govt Gets TAF On HIV
[Times of Zambia] The government has launched a new HIV drug called Tenofovir Alafenamide (TAF) which is said to have fewer side effects on bones and kidney and can suppress viral loads within 10-14 days. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - July 2, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zambia: Govt Dismisses 'HPV Vaccine Designed to Wipe Out Africans' Rumours
[Times of Zambia] There is no truth to rumours that the cervical cancer jab, Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine is designed to wipe out Africans, the Ministry of Health has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 1, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia: Medicines Regulator Acts On Cough Syrups
[Times of Zambia] Growing abuse of some popular cough remedies, especially by youth, has forced the medicines watchdog to recommend changes to the way the medicines are made available to the public. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 1, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Maternal experience of intimate partner violence is associated with suboptimal breastfeeding in Malawi, Tanzania, and Zambia: insights from DHS analyses - Walters C, Rakotomanana H, Komakech J, Stoecker B.
OBJECTIVES: Maternal experience of intimate partner violence (IPV) remains an overlooked variable in the context of breastfeeding in East Africa. Therefore, this study investigated the association between maternal experience of different forms of intimate ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Africa: Cautionary Tale of Tax Incentives for Cigarette Makers From Zambia
[The Conversation Africa] Tobacco companies are zeroing in on one of the last global markets still ripe for exploitation: the African continent. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 25, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Podcasting for Good: Take Two
By Casey Bishopp, Communications Officer, IntraHealth InternationalJune 13, 2019Everyone loves a good story. The kind that gives you goosebumps, makes you think, makes you sad and hopeful at the same time. But did you know that stories like those can also lead to policy change at the highest levels?In the second episode of theSwitchPoint podcast, our president and CEO,Pape Gaye, chats withPaurvi Bhatt, president of the Medtronic Foundation and vice president of Medtronic Philanthropy, about an auspicious partnership that harnessed the voices and stories of frontline health workers from Brazil, India, Ireland, South Afric...
Source: IntraHealth International - June 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbishopp Tags: Advocacy SwitchPoint Source Type: news

South Africa: Young UCT Scientist Selected for International Leadership Initiative
[UCT] "Who knew a boy from rural Mansa, Zambia could come this far, stand a chance and become successful at opportunities like this?" These are the words of Dickson Mambwe, a University of Cape Town (UCT) PhD student working in the field of drug discovery, after recently being selected for the 2019 CAS Future Leaders Program. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - June 5, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news